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William Walter Dodd, the first representative from Attala County in the Mississippi Legislature, was a very prominent plantation owner.  The William Dodd Cemetery is located on the old Dodd home place five miles south of Kosciusko off Highway 35.  Having the notoriety of naming the town of Kosciusko after Polish General Tadeusz...
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“It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” is a phrase that is often used in the context of a sporting event, but it rarely comes to fruition when there is less than two minutes left in the contest and the opposing quarterback has his team in victory formation.  That was exactly the scenario that took place in Kosciusko...
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After putting their 31 game slide to rest against West Oktibbeha in week one with a resounding 56-28 blasting of the Wolves, the Bulldogs won big again with a 43-16 thrashing of the East Oktibbeha Titans to push their season record and region record to 2-0 on the year. “We were blessed to play another great ball game, but had to go...
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The City of Kosciusko was named as the No. 7 safest city in Mississippi in a study released Thursday by a national organization. Safe Choice Security released the list after consulting with 2013 FBI Crime Data for more than 100 cities in Mississippi. The group compared property crimes and violent crimes to come up with a list of the 14 safest...
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The home of Clay and Summer Ferguson was destroyed by fire on Tuesday morning. A report of a fire at the home, located in the Tracewood subdivision near Kosciusko, was called in around 7 a.m. Attala County Fire and Rescue was in charge of the scene, while the Kosciusko Fire Department also responded to the blaze. According to reports, the fire...
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A group of bikers from Texas recently spent several days in central Mississippi, spreading a message of hope and love. Bikers from Beautiful Feet Ministries of Fort Worth, Texas, were in Kosciusko and surrounding areas Aug. 14-17 “fishing for me” during the bike rally in Sturgis. The group is coordinated by Kosciusko native Mike...
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Rick Edwards accepted the call to ministry at the age of 13. Since that time, he has seen his share of ups and downs, but he says God has been with him through it all. Edwards, 60, has been in Attala County for the past couple of weeks. Many area residents have probably seen him walking the streets, dressed in his chaplain uniform, at all...
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Jamie Sample, biology teacher at Kosciusko High School, served as the group leader for a tour to England, France and Italy, with EF (Education First) Tours.  EF Tours is a tour company based in Boston. A total 21 students and six adults traveled with Mrs. Sample on her seventh tour abroad.  Students touring from Kosciusko were...
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